13 days in Ireland Itinerary

13 days in Ireland Itinerary

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13 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Sligo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Clifden
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Waterville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Dingle
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Ferry:  16 h 45 min
End: Toronto

1
night
Dublin

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at The Little Museum of Dublin, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, then take a stroll through Temple Bar, and finally see the interesting displays at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Chester Beatty Library and then enjoy the sand and surf at Portmarnock Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Dublin Airport. In November, daytime highs in Dublin are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Portmarnock Beach
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Portmarnock Beach ©
Portmarnock Beach
The Little Museum of Dublin ©
The Little Museum of Dublin
Chester Beatty ©
Chester Beatty

1
night
Sligo

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stop by Michael Quirke - Wood Carver, look for gifts at Liber Bookshop, stop by Mullaney Brothers, then don't miss a visit to Sligo Abbey, and finally stop by The Cat And The Moon.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sligo itinerary builder.

You can drive from Dublin to Sligo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Clifden.

Things to do in Sligo

Shopping Historic Sites
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Mullaney Brothers ©
Mullaney Brothers
The Cat and Moon ©
The Cat and Moon
Liber ©
Liber

3
nights
Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and Clifden Castle. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cottage Handcrafts and Renvyle Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Joyce's Craft Shop and Art Gallery (in Recess) and Mulranny Strand (in Mulranny). There's still lots to do: stop by O`Dalaigh Jewellers and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dog's Bay Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Clifden itinerary builder.

Getting from Sligo to Clifden by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Waterville.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Joyce's Craft Shop and Art Gallery, Cottage Handcrafts, Renvyle Beach, Dog's Bay Beach, Mulranny Strand
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O`Dalaigh Jewellers ©
O`Dalaigh Jewellers
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach
Mulranny Strand ©
Mulranny Strand

3
nights
Waterville

Waterville ©
County Kerry's picture-perfect holiday resort of Waterville is a weekend getaway once favored by Charlie Chaplin's family.
Get outdoors at Derrynane Beach and Ballinskelligs Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to The WhiteHouse Gallery and Skyline Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Waterville side-trips: Sherkin Island (in Baltimore), Bath & Crafts (in Kenmare) and Carriganass Castle (in Kealkill).

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Waterville vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Clifden to Waterville. November in Waterville sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Waterville

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kenmare, Ballinskelligs, The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar, Derrynane Beach, Sherkin Island
Highlights from your plan
Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Skelligs Chocolate Co. ©
Skelligs Chocolate Co.
Sherkin Island ©
Sherkin Island

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Penny's Pottery, then stop by Holden Leathergoods, and finally examine the collection at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, stop by NU goldsmith, stop by Dingle Record Shop, then look for gifts at Sweet Pea Gift Shop, then look for gifts at Kathleen McAuliffe, and finally stop by Dingle Crystal.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dingle tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Waterville to Dingle with the Route module. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C.

Things to do in Dingle

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Inch Beach, Penny's Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows ©
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows
Dingle Crystal ©
Dingle Crystal

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